COVID Live Updates: Washington D.C. to close down indoor dining, museums soon – WABC-TV

19December 2020

NEW YORK (WABC)– Health professionals will have another tool in the fight versus the virus.Nearly 6 million doses of Moderna's vaccine expected to start delivering throughout the country Sunday. New York is anticipating to see almost 350,000 of the most recent vaccine statewide this week.First in line will be health care workers at hospitals at Mount

Sinai and others.Also, vaccines will be made available today to the FDNY starting with EMS and then NYPD.Both the

Moderna and Pfizer vaccines are almost 95% effective.What to know about coronavirus: When can you get the COVID vaccine?Where to get tested in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut Coronavirus by postal code-New York City Do you have coronavirus symptoms?Here are more of today's headings:
New York indicators The number of clients being dealt with in New York medical facilities for COVID-19 is now 6,208, Gov. Andrew Cuomo stated Saturday. The state reported results for 191,476 tests Friday, 9,919 of them were positive for a total positivity rate of 5.18 %. Additionally, Cuomo revealed 127 brand-new deaths.USPS states due date for shipping presents in time for Christmas passes Haven't sent out those presents yet in time
for the vacations? Well, looks like you

may be out of luck! U.S. Postal Service authorities say that Friday was the deadline for getting bundles to their destination in time for Christmas.General sorry for ‘miscommunication' over vaccine deliveries The Army general in charge of getting COVID-19 vaccines across the United States asked forgiveness on Saturday for”miscommunication “with states over the number of doses to be provided

in the early phases of circulation.”I stopped working. I'm adjusting. I am repairing and we will move forward from there,” Gen. Gustave Perna informed reporters in a telephone briefing.New daily cases in NJ up somewhat The variety of brand-new favorable COVID-19 cases reported in New Jersey went up somewhat to 4,240, Gov. Phil Murphy said Saturday. The state reported 3,975 new cases the day previously. UK nixes Christmas gatherings, shuts London stores over infection Families need to cancel their Christmas events and many shops have to close in London and much of southern England, Prime Minister Boris Johnson stated Saturday as he imposed a brand-new, more stringent level of coronavirus limitations on the area to curb rapidly spreading infections. UK states the new COVID-19 version that's more than 70%more transmissible is driving fast spread.NYC COVID upgrade Mayor de Blasio revealed New York City's COVID seven-day average positivity rate is now at 6.22%, with 2,700 new cases and 156 new hospitalizations. “This weekend we need to double down on what works: practice social distancing, prevent big gatherings, and wear your masks, “the mayor tweeted.Florida cases increasing COVID-19 cases in Florida are increasing
at levels that health officials have not seen considering that the peak in mid-July. The numbers paint a grim truth- five successive days with more than 10,000 new cases in the state. On December 16 and 17, cases surpassed 13 thousand on every day. Long lines at test sites are anticipated to continue throughout the holiday

season, however one state health specialist states it didn't have come to this.NJ is informed to expect thousands fewer COVID-19 vaccines The federal government is informing New Jersey to anticipate thousands fewer COVID-19 vaccines next week and for the remainder of the month, though it's unclear why, the state's health commissioner stated Friday.NY breaks single day record for many favorable tests New York broke the single day record for the majority of COVID positive test results on Thursday with 12,697. The test results on Thursday broke the previous high set on April 14, which tape-recorded 11,571 positive cases. For comparison: 26,869

people were tested on that April date versus the other day's 249,385 tests.COVID Tracking Project records all-time highs in cases, hospitalizations According to the COVID Tracking Project, specifies reported 2.1 million tests, 229,000 cases, and 2,751 deaths. There are a record 114,751 people presently hospitalized with COVID-19. NYC outside dining bathroom assistance stimulates criticism, confusion New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday a factsheet the city sent Thursday night mentioning that outside dining customers are not allowed to utilize a dining establishment's indoor bathrooms was”an error.” “Every one of us requires to use the restroom often,”he stated.

“There's no question that was an error. I don't understand the subtleties of how it occurred. It's just stupid. Clearly, people need to use the bathroom. If you are buying from the dining establishment, you have a right to use the restroom.”The guidance was published to Twitter by the mayor's legal counsel and plainly states

,” If my SLA-licensed facility is using outdoor dining, may I
permit my clients to use the bathroom inside? No. Consumers might not get in the inside of the establishment for any reason.” FDNY EMS, NYPD set to get COVID-19 vaccine, CT begins nursing home circulation The FDNY, starting with EMS, will be the next to get the vaccine for those who desire it, and the NYPD 2 weeks from now. The cops union is against compulsory vaccination. This is all still a voluntary procedure and just about half of the FDNY members
said they have interest in being immunized. A panel suggested the Moderna vaccine for emergency usage permission. Now, the FDA's approval is set to follow.

Almost six million doses might be shipped out as early as this weekend.Cuomo believes NY can
avoid another shutdown amid rising COVID cases Governor Andrew Cuomo stated Friday that in spite of the increase in statewide coronavirus cases, he is optimistic that New York can prevent another total shutdown. Cuomo said that no medical facility in the state is presently anticipated to reach the risk zone for capability, showing that a shutdown is not imminent in spite of recent cautions from him and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.”I believe we can avoid a shutdown, and I think we will avoid a shutdown, “Cuomo said.”I'll go that far. “MORE CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 COVERAGE Coronavirus by postal code-New York City Percent Positive by Zip Code in NYC COVID Vaccine Calculator: Find out how many people

might get a COVID-19 vaccine before you Do you have coronavirus symptoms?Where to get evaluated for COVID-19 coronavirus SEE: Eyewitness to a Pandemic UPDATES New York City New Jersey Long Island Westchester and Hudson Valley Connecticut Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on coronavirus Submit a News Tip Copyright ©2020 WABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.Source: abc7ny.com

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